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Glass plate negative - Boab tree, near Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili Wanambi
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1968
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Glass plate negative - A widow, Yandruwandha people, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Film negative - Tree blazed by Herbert Basedow, Glen Ferdinand, South Australia , photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Childbirth Scene, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

Childbirth Scene, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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E.R. Mayne wearing a white suit, carrying binoculars and smoking a cigar

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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The Dugong, Inunguluna

The Dugong, Inunguluna

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Cassowarry

Cassowarry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Glass plate negative - The McAuley family, Karrathunka Waterhole, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Bark painting titled Djalambu Emu Dance by Djawa, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djawa
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1963
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Aboriginal breastplate for Coomee, Last of Her Tribe, Murramarang

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E Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Lantern slide - Group of Aboriginal people, Cape Dombey, north of Port Keats, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Cape Dombey, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Glass plate negative - Camels pulling the expedition buggy, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Magpies

Magpies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John M. Cantle
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Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirriny Gumana
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1967
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Canoe Kangaroo Men Fish

Canoe Kangaroo Men Fish

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Spear

Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Black and white photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne and Sidney Hand Emery on board the S.S. Niagara

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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United States of America
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Film negative - Jetty, Fowlers Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal dwellings at Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Glass plate negative - Natives prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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The Jubilee Book of Cricket by Prince Ranjitsinhji.

The Jubilee Book of Cricket by Prince Ranjitsinhji.

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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England, United Kingdom
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Prince Kumar S. Ranjitsinhji
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1897
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Bark painting

Bark painting

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1966
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Circumcision  Ceremony.

Circumcision Ceremony.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nobadbara
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1964
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The Yurlunggurr Serpents intertwine in the  Mirarrmina Waterhole.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan
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The  North-east wind

The North-east wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unawanda
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1948
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Bark painting 'Tortoises and fresh water crocodiles' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Glass plate negative - Women and children coming out of church, Hermannsburg mission, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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King bird of paradise

King bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Bark painting divided into three panels with horizontal black lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Trucker
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1965
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Film negative - Laurie Coonan shoeing a horse, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Pipe cases
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

E Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Birds by Jimmy Namiridali Nonganyari, Croker Island, 1965

Birds by Jimmy Namiridali Nonganyari, Croker Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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January N. Namiridali
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1965
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Painting is divided into 8 sections with 4 birds & 4 lizards

Painting is divided into 8 sections with 4 birds & 4 lizards

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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1967
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Kookaburras

Kookaburras

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Yam, Garabara

The Yam, Garabara

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Wood ducks

Wood ducks

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Art Series
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Yirritja moiety

Yirritja moiety

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Munggurrawuy Yunapingu
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1967
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Last season of the East Melbourne Cricket ground, 1921

Last season of the East Melbourne Cricket ground, 1921

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Club - man's fighting stick

Club - man's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Sepia toned photograph of William Gilbert (W.G.) Grace

Sepia toned photograph of William Gilbert (W.G.) Grace

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Brighton, England
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E. Hawkins and Company
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Painting depicts a large serpent coiled around 7 white eggs, surrounded by several figures

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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Bell and Howell Eyemo 35 mm cine camera

Bell and Howell Eyemo 35 mm cine camera

Hans Wetzel collection
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Bell and Howell Company
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Glass plate negative - Old man in front of his hut, Yandruwandha people, Innamincka district, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Crafts Council of Australia collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Painting has 3-pronged appearance with central oval shape design

Painting has 3-pronged appearance with central oval shape de...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Black Joe, Wambiautumiri
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1965
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